Assistant professor / lecturer
The Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics of the University of Zurich invites applications for an Assistant Professorship (non-tenure track) in «Business Economics, with a focus on Personnel Economics, Innovation and Vocational Education» starting in spring 2022.
Candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree in Business, Economics or related fields, have an excellent record of academic achievements, and have the potential for internationally recognized research in the area of Business Economics, in particular Personnel Economics with a link to Innovation and Education. They should have shown an interest in vocational education and training (in Switzerland or neighboring countries), they should have strong methodological skills and they should have a proven potential to develop a research field. Moreover, we expect an interest in attracting external funding, in knowledge transfer and in supporting the development of the Leading House «Economics of Vocational and Professional Education and Training». Candidates should have a record of teaching skills and should bring an interest in supervising students at graduate and undergraduate level.
A successful candidate is expected to have high publication potential and be engaged in internationally recognized research in the area of Business Economics with a focus on innovation topics in relation with personnel and education policies, have experience in teaching and participated in knowledge transfer activities. The performance evaluation will be undertaken in line with DORA and the Open Science Policy of the University of Zurich.
Through its educational and research objectives, the University of Zurich aims at attracting leading international researchers who are willing to contribute to its development and to strengthening its reputation. The University of Zurich is an equal opportunity employer and in particular strives to increase the percentage of women in leading positions. Therefore, qualified female researchers are encouraged to apply.
Please submit your application here: https://www.facultyhiring.oec.uzh.ch/position/23789568 until February 28, 2022.
Documents should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Harald Gall; Dean of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics; University of Zurich; Switzerland.
For further questions regarding the profile of the open position please contact Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner (email@example.com).